Early Black Holes May Have Grown in Fits and Spurts

A long-standing question in astrophysics is: how and when did supermassive black holes appear and grow in the early universe? New research using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) suggests that an answer to this question lies with the intermittent way giant black holes may consume material in the first … Read more

Additional average speed installation A565 Southport New Road

In January it was announced by the constabulary and Lancashire Road Safety Partnership that eight routes across the county are set to be targeted with average speed cameras, in a bid to cut down on the number of road casualties. Installation is complete on a stretch of the A565 Southport New Road between the B5246 at Mere Brow and … Read more

West Lancashire College students and Concourse Shopping Centre invite you to celebrate with them

The staff and students of West Lancashire College Creative Arts department, together with the Concourse Shopping Centre, have cause for celebration this week. After months of hard work, a project that they have been working on, alongside the Concourse Shopping Centre, has finally completed, seeing the installation of four large hanging banners in the front … Read more

St Helens to take part in nationwide ‘Great Get Together event’

St Helens will join the rest of the United Kingdom in marking the one year anniversary of MP Jo Cox’s death by holding a ‘Great Get Together’ event in Victoria Park. Speaking out ahead of the anniversary on 16 June, Jo’s husband Brendan Cox has called on communities and neighbours to come together to celebrate … Read more

Appeal following assault in Ormskirk

Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a 22-year-old man was assaulted in Ormskirk. The incident occurred at around 8am on May 14th, on the car park opposite Ormskirk Civic Hall at the junction of Hants Lane, Southport Road and Green Lane. The victim was walking with his girlfriend when two men alighted a nearby … Read more